Many of the recommendations released Wednesday have been proposed before but blocked by politics or lack of funding. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said those remain major obstacles.
New Jersey is among 45 states considering putting more emphasis on typing rather than cursive writing.
Lawmakwers in Hartford have okayed a quarter of a billion dollars in budget cuts to pare down the deficit. But in the wake of the Newtown massacre, they have steered clear of any cuts to nonprofits which provide care for the mentally challenged.
New York City’s police commissioner is offering thoughts on guns and the Newtown massacre.
It doesn’t matter the perceived wealth of a town. Budgets are tight everywhere.
After superstorm Sandy, New Dorp High School on Staten Island became a place of salvation and on Thursday, the students shared their stories with the nation’s top education official.
The three-year pilot program is intended to boost student achievement and make U.S. schools more competitive on a global level.
Most of the more than 1,700 schools in New York City have reopened, but not all.
Brain injuries in sports have been under increased scrutiny – even among athletes in high school – and a local trainer has launched a mission to educate students on the dangers of concussions.
Today on the CBS Local forum, Romney and Obama were asked: What will you do to make the U.S. more energy independent?
When it comes to America’s future, the issue of education rises to the top for many which is why Obama and Romney were asked to weigh in on it as well.
High as they are in Connecticut, local property taxes aren’t covering the cost of running the towns and cities.
It used to be that you needed a 70 to pass at Clifton High School. Now it’s 65.
As kids in New York City head back to school to this week, maybe you’re nostalgic for the days when September meant new notebooks and a fresh start. Show your solidarity with the kiddies, or simply herald the start of autumn, by taking a class.
Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott and Mayor Michael Bloomberg were on hand to welcome back children at the New Settlement Campus in the Bronx.